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A New Look at Jails and Prisons

May 28th, 2015 | Category: Lead Article

Click here for the film. While it does not mention the gray area of jails, prisons, and immigration facilities run by private prison companies, it clarifies how county jails are run by sheriffs and prisons by Texas or the U.S.  Since the Marshall Project opened its doors early in 2015, the Texas Jail Project has been an enthusiastic supporter. It helps meet the need for high quality reporting about this nation’s criminal justice system —which incarcerates more people than any other system in the world. The Marshall Project also combs the news and each day publishes a list of the most interesting stories about criminal justice issues and cases. Sign up for their email here.

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